Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
526 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Much warmer temperatures are forecast today, topping out in the
mid-upper 70s over the lower deserts through Wednesday. Winds
will generally remain light today as high pressure persists
across the region. Breezier conditions are anticipated on
Wednesday ahead of an approaching cold front and low pressure
system. Humidity levels will remain elevated today as low-level
moisture lingers across the region, with very good overnight
recovery. Drier air will begin to work into the region Wednesday
with minimum humidity values approaching 25-30 percent.

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-220030-
West Central Deserts/Northwest Maricopa County/Greater Phoenix
Area/Southwest Deserts/Southwest Maricopa County/
Northwest and North-Central Pinal County-
Phoenix BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
526 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................72-76.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................39-44 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......3400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................52-62.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................66-83 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................21 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................69-77.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................25-32 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph in the morning
  becoming 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......5400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 10 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 39-49. Highs 59-66.
Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-49. Highs 62-69. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-51. Highs 66-72. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
47-57. Highs 65-73.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
47-57. Highs 61-70.

$$

AZZ133-220030-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
526 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................66-75.
*    24 hr trend..................10 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................34-41 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................42-54.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................67-83 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................16 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming east after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................65-75.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................29-37 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 29-48. Highs 51-62. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-44. Highs 52-64. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-49. Highs 57-69. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-52. Highs 56-68.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 40-52. Highs
49-62.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-220030-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
526 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017 /426 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-79.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................39-44 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........3 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........2900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Calm.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Poor.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................54-58.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................64-75 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................28 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................71-75.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................24-29 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................15 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........3700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Cooler, clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 63-67. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-47. Highs 65-70. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 41-53. Highs 69-73. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
49-55. Highs 69-73.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
50-55. Highs 66-71.

$$

CAZ230-220030-
Joshua Tree National Park-
426 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-75.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................30-38 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................19 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................45-52.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................50-63 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................33 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph in the evening
  becoming 45 to 55 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................57-68.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................22-29 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Cooler, breezy, clear. Lows 33-44. Highs 50-60.
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-41. Highs 50-62. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
36-49. Highs 53-67. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 40-49. Highs
50-62.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-49. Highs 49-63.

$$

CAZ232-220030-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
426 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................73-77.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................34-43 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................52-57.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................57-72 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................28 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-74.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................23-30 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................12 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 41-50. Highs 59-68. Northwest winds 15 to
25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-47. Highs 60-70. North winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 42-53. Highs 65-72. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
48-57. Highs 63-72.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
47-57. Highs 60-70.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Tuesday February 28th through Thursday
March 2nd: below normal temperatures and near median
precipitation.



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